Best Drinks to Get Downtown

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. Here is mine! If you find yourself in one of the three downtown coffee shops in Moscow, here is what I recommend you order: One World Cafe: Their supplier consistently has an Ethiopian coffee they brew in one of the drip carafes. It’s very good. I get the […]

New drive-through: Retro Espresso

There’s a new coffee drive-through next to Dominoes Pizza called Retro Espresso (link to Facebook page). The owner built it out of a remodelled airstream trailer and it looks pretty cool. They appear to be going out of their way to use good ingredients. Worth checking out next time you’re on the road. The Argonaut […]

Full disclosure

I should mentioned that I’m now an employee at Bucer’s. I’ve been training as their back-up coffee roaster for the past few months and I had the opportunity to do all the roasting during the past three weeks while the main guy has been out of town. It’s gone OK but I have plenty to […]

Coffee heretics

This from an old travelogue I read recently. This happened while the author was passing through a village in Switzerland in the early 1900s. In his shoes, I would have done the same! I also asked him for coffee, and as he refused it I took him to be a heretic and went down the […]

Landgrove coffee interview

The Moscow Food Co-op newsletter this month contains an interview with Hannah and Jon Binninger, owners of Landgrove, a local roaster just a few miles away in Troy Idaho. One World Cafe uses their beans.

My usual morning coffee

Argonaut article on Sister’s Brew satelite location

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The Night Shift

Some local folks produced a fun short video that takes place late at night at Bucer’s.

Delivery service

To lazy to walk downtown or hop in the car? Used to getting your pizza delivered? Yes, you can now get designer coffee delivered straight to you! I’ve seen the Red Star bug dropping things off at a couple offices lately. I asked them how much it costs extra. Answer: Nothing, but you need a […]

Sister’s Brew in the UI Administration Building

Apparently, campus dining is farming out some of it’s locations to third parties. This is great! Sister’s Brew now has a satellite location on the first floor of the administration building. The people that have worked there in the past have always been friendly, but I’m afraid the coffee has been a complete dud for […]